e Town Common Senior Moments Page 4 www.TheTownCommon.com May 16 - 22, 2018 Value, Enjoyment And Savings Decking Depot 15 Rabbit Rd, Salisbury (978) 499-8904 www.deckingdepot.com Retractable Patio Awnings Need Fabric Recovering? Visit Our Outdoor Showroom of Products! OPEN 24-7 What will U do with your NEWSPACE? ZIPUP UNDERDECK Ceiling Community Calendar To place an non-profit organization’s event in the Community Calendar for FREE, call 978-948-8696 or e-mail: email@example.com Classified Ads WEDNESDAY, MAY 16th FREE BIRD WALK IN ROWLEY Mass Audubon’s Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary is offering a free bird walk at the Dodge Reservation in Rowley on Wednesday, May 16 from 9:00-11:00 a.m. Join Ipswich River Naturalist Scott Santino for a slow-paced morning walk to discover birds that nest in and migrate through the Dodge Reservation. Space is limited, and advance registration is required. 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Johnson & Sons 4th generation ~ 87 years Greg Der Bogosian LARGEST SHOWROOM is your Advertising Consultant ON THE 77 Wethersfield NORTH SHORE St. Rowley, MA 01969 Telephone: 978-948-8696 Fax: 978-948-2564 firstname.lastname@example.org Pools Hot Tubs Saunas Supplies Toys Service Experts in your backyard for over 30 YEARS!! If you need it we have it! FREE Backyard Evaluations & Computerized Water Testing! Gibraltar Pools & Spas Rte. 1, Topsfield 978-887-2424 www.usaswim.com Community Calendar Continues . . . programs and events, or visit the website at www.massaudubon.org/ joppaflats. WEDNESDAY EVENING BIRDING Welcome May, the height of spring migration! Each week, we’ll explore the Parker River National Wildlife Refuge, the Merrimack River, and other productive birding sites during the quiet of the evening, when fewer people are present and the animals become more active. Wed, May 16, 2018 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm. Meet at Joppa Flats Education Center, One Plum Island Turnpike, Newburyport. Cost: member, $10; nonmember, $12. No preregistration required. For more information, call 978-462-9998 for information about additional programs and events, or visit the website at www. massaudubon.org/joppaflats. WHY PRESERVATION MATTERS Max Page, a professor of architecture and history at UMass Amherst will present a special lecture, Why Preservation Matters: Making a More Just City. The lecture is free, all are welcome. Doors will open at 6:30. For more information and a calendar of events, please visit www. amesbury350.com or contact John Mayer, Executive Director, Amesbury Carriage Museum by calling (978) 834-5058 or via email at jmayer@ amesburycarriagemuseum.com. WEDNESDAY EVENING LECTURE As part of its Wednesday Evening Lecture series, the Ipswich Museum will present an illustrated talk on May 16 at 7:30 p.m. at the Heard House, 54 South Main St., Ipswich, about the young adventurers from Ipswich who volunteered for the historic Byrd Antarctic Expedition of 1928-1930. Admission is free for Ipswich Museum members, $10 for nonmembers. Maisie Crowther, Susie Glessner, and Chris Crockett will share stories and slides about their Ipswich relatives Eddie Goodale and Freddie Crockett as well as locals Norman Vaughan and Victor Czecha. Information 978-356-2811, www.ipswichmuseum.org. LECTURE: HOW TO JOIN THE MEADOWLARK PROJECT Speaker: David Moon - Joppa Flats Sanctuary Director - Eastern Meadowlarks are in serious decline, both in Massachusetts and elsewhere in North America, and in order to better help this species, we need to know more about their status in Massachusetts. Come learn how to contribute. Wed, May 16, 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm. Meet at Joppa Flats Education Center, One Plum Island Turnpike, Newburyport. Cost: member, free; nonmember, $4. No preregistration required. For more information, call 978-462-9998 for information about additional programs and events, or visit the website at www.massaudubon.org/ joppaflats. THURSDAY, MAY 17th SOCIAL MEDIA AND YOUR PRIVACY Thursday, May 17th 6:30 PM - Do you know who owns your data online? Career marketer, Joseph Stucker, will speak about social media and online privacy with a focus on Facebook and Google. Joseph will explain how and why Internet companies collect your personal data, what they do with it, and how you can protect yourself and your family. Contact Corinn at 978-465-5071 x 136 or cflaherty@ salisburylibrary.org. STUDENT SYMPOSIUM On Thursday, May 17, Governor’s Academy senior Eli Anderson-Song will present his nationally acclaimed research paper, “A Question of Life & Money: Chinese Prostitutes in San Francisco and American Immigration Policy” at the Museum of Old Newbury, 98 High Street in Newburyport. Anderson-Song’s presentation is part of the museum’s “Student Symposium” program series, and will begin at 7:00pm with a reception preceding at 6:30. The May 17 Student Symposium is free and open to the public. Reservations are recommended due to limited seating; contact 978-462-2681 or email@example.com. FRIDAY, MAY 18th FRIDAY MORNING BIRD WALKS: FOCUS ON WARBLERS The early bird gets the worm! Mornings are when birds are most active and easier to see. Fri, May 18, 2018 8:00 am - 11:00 am. Meet at Joppa Flats Education Center, One Plum Island Turnpike, Newburyport. Cost: member, $12; nonmember, $15. No preregistration required. For more information, call 978-462-9998 for information about additional programs and events, or visit the website at www.massaudubon.org/ joppaflats. SOAP & ROPE See Page 2 CHERYL WHEELER Belleville Roots Music presents Cheryl Wheeler in concert at the Belleville Stage, 300 High Street, Newburyport on Friday, May 18th at 8:00 pm. Tickets are $30 in advance/$35 day of show/$10 children 18 and under. For more information, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org or visit: www.bellevilleroots.org. SATURDAY, MAY 19th GIANT INDOOR YARD SALE The Market Street Baptist Church, 37 Market Street, Amesbury is hosting a giant indoor Yard Sale on Saturday, May 19 from 8:00 am – 12:00 noon. Donated items fill our Gym at the back of the building. BANDING STATION VISIT FOR BIRDERS Get a really close look at some of our migrant and resident birds without using your binoculars. Sat, May 19, 2018 8:00 am - 11:00 am. Meet at Joppa Flats Education Center, One Plum Island Turnpike, Newburyport. Cost: member, $15; nonmember, $20. Preregistration required. For more information, call 978-462-9998 for information about additional programs and events, or visit the website at www. massaudubon.org/joppaflats. ANNUAL PLANT SALE 8:30 - 11:30, May 19 at the Training Field next to the GAR Library at 490 Main Street West Newbury. Hundreds of locally grown sun and shade loving perennials will be offered at great prices. Proceeds help support scholarships awarded annually to students of environmental science, landscape design, horticulture and related fields. Rain location will be the old town hall across the street. www.wngc.org. YARD, CRAFT & BAKE SALE 10th Annual Yard, Craft & Bake Sale on May 19, 2018 from 9 a.m.
May 16 - 22, 2018 www.TheTownCommon.com Page to 3 p.m. at the Rowley Town Hall Annex, newly paved outdoor area. Bathroom facility & street parking available. For more information call 978-948-7637 or call Diane @ 978- 948-5054. SATURDAY MORNING BIRDING Our experienced leaders will take you to birding hot spots in the Newburyport/Plum Island area in search of avian activity. Beginners and birders of all skill levels are welcome. Sat, May 19, 9:00 am - 11:30 am. Meet at Joppa Flats Education Center, One Plum Island Turnpike, Newburyport. Cost: member, $10; nonmember, $12. No preregistration required. For more information, call 978-462-9998 for information about additional programs and events, or visit the website at www. massaudubon.org/joppaflats. PLANT & BAKE SALE The Hampton Garden Club 59th annual Plant & Bake sale will be Saturday 19th from 9- 12 at the Hampton Town Hall, 100 Winnacunnet Rd. Annuals, Perennials, tasty Bake Goods. And a silent auction of Rain Barrels designed and painted by HAJH students. For more information about the HGC visit: hamptongardenclub.weebly. com WILDLIFE & WATERCOLORS Discover summertime wildflowers, and sketch them with pencil and pen during short walks near Joppa Flats. This delightful program requires no experience, just an appreciation for the beauty in nature. Sat, May 19, 2018 9:30 am - 12:00 pm. Meet at Joppa Flats Education Center, One Plum Island Turnpike, Newburyport. Cost: member, $15; nonmember, $18. Preregistration required. For more information, call 978-462-9998 for information about additional programs and events, or visit the website at www. massaudubon.org/joppaflats. PAMELA STEVENS AUTHOR TALK Saturday, May 19th 10:30 AM - Learn about the fascinating and unique history of Salisbury Beach from local author, Pamela Stevens, author of the Images of America book about Salisbury Beach. Contact Corinn at 978-465-5071 x 136 or cflaherty@ salisburylibrary.org. ENDANGERED SPECIES DAY Parker River National Wildlife Refuge invites people of all ages to celebrate Endangered Species Day on Saturday, May 19 from 1 to 4 pm at the Refuge Visitor Center. Endangered Species Day was designated to educate the American public on the importance of protecting endangered species and highlight the everyday actions that individuals can take to help protect our nation’s wildlife, fish and plants. Parker River National Wildlife Refuge, 6 Plum Island Turnpike, Newburyport, 978-465-5753. NEWBURYPORT CHOCOLATE TOUR On May 19th from 12:00 – 4:00 p.m., come take a wonderful walking tour throughout downtown Newburyport. Stop in at 30+ stores to browse and sample tasty chocolate treats. Everyone is welcome and we promise a fun, spirited day. Tickets are just $15 (pre-sale) and $20 (day of). Only 400 are sold. The Tour is organized by the Central Congregational Church of Newburyport and 100% of the net proceeds go to local community programs. Advance tickets may be purchased at these Newburyport locations: Brass Lyon (Market Square), Newburyport Olive Oil Company (the Tannery), and the Newburyport Chamber of Commerce. Tickets will also be available on the day of the event outside the Unitarian Universalist Church on Pleasant Street, in Market Square (center of town) and at the Olive Company (Tannery). To volunteer, offer a raffle donation, purchase tickets or for further information, please call 978 729-2263. SOAP & ROPE See Friday, May 18th SUNDAY, MAY 20th SPRING BIRDING ON PLUM ISLAND Learn to identify migrant and resident birds in their colorful breeding plumages as we travel the length of the Parker River National Wildlife Refuge looking for migrating warblers, shorebirds, songbirds, and raptors. This program is especially geared toward beginners, with an emphasis on how to use field marks, habitat, and behavior to identify birds. Loaner binoculars are available – please let us know in advance if you need to borrow a pair. Fee includes van transportation on the island. Sunday, May 20, 6:30-10:30 a.m. Fee: $22 ($18/Mass Audubon members). Advance registration is required; call 978-887-9264 or register online at massaudubon.org/ ipswichriver. BIO-BLITZ FREE-FOR-ALL! Connect with nature and tune in to the multitude of organisms that surround us, starting here at Joppa Flats! This free drop-in family event features an engaging mixture of indoor and outdoor activities that will open your eyes to the great biodiversity of animals, plants, and insects in our gardens, salt marshes, and backyards. This program is open to all ages. Children must be accompanied by adults. This is a rainor-shine event. There will be half-hour family presentations at 11:00 am and 1:00 pm. Sun, May 20, 2018 10:00 am - 3:00 pm. Meet at Joppa Flats Education Center, One Plum Island Turnpike, Newburyport. FREE. No preregistration required. For more information, call 978-462-9998 for information about additional programs and events, or visit the website at www.massaudubon.org/ joppaflats. ART EXPLORATION – PLEIN AIR FOR FAMILIES For families with children 6 years and older. Plein air is the French term for “open air”, used to describe the practice of painting amid a landscape or before a chose subject outdoors. Sunday, May 20, 1:30-3:30 p.m. Fee: $12 per person ($10/Mass Audubon members).Advance registration is required; call 978-887-9264 or register online at massaudubon.org. SOAP & ROPE See Friday, May 18th TUESDAY, MAY 22nd ORGANIZING SKILLS It is time to clean out the garage, shed, basement, kids’ rooms, and attics! Helene Parenteau, one of only 265 certified professional organizers in the United States, will share her organizing skills on Tuesday, May 22 at 6:30 p.m. at the Hampton Falls Free Library. The Hampton Falls Free Library is located at 7 Professional Drinkwater The Rd. in Hampton Town Falls, Common Interior NH. For further information, Painting check the Library’s website at www. ~~~~~~ hamptonfallslibrary.org or call the Jay's Painting Library at 926-3682. 978-314-0140 IPSWICH Gregory Der Bogosian, Publisher’s Representative Please call me directly on my cell phone at (978) 618-9453 It will pay to shop Ipswich Ford THE DENTAL EXPERTS DOUGLAS SHEALY, D.D.S. and RicHARD SELtEnRicH, D.M.D. The experience, the know-how, and caring attitude needed to address YOUR dental needs. Call us for a free consultation. 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